Yesterday morning AMERICAN SNIPER received six Academy Award nominations. Below please find official statements from Bradley Cooper and Jason Hall.
“This is a tribute to Chris Kyle, his family and all of the service men and women who sacrifice their lives for their countries and their families. It is a privilege and an honor to play Chris and I share this with Sienna, Clint, Jason Hall, the rest of seal team three and everyone involved with the film.”
â€“ Bradley Cooper (Best Actor, Best Picture nominee)
“I am so honored to be nominated and working with Clint Eastwood was just a dream come true. I wrote this film for Taya Kyle and all the military families out there and my great hope is that by shining a light on what they go through, it can inspire us to do more for those who served, and sacrificed so muchâ€¦â€
â€” Jason Hall, Screenwriter of â€œAmerican Sniper” (Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Picture nominee)